Shacks demolished following miscommunication

Mfuleni resident Zolani Mekana, with the help of his wife, takes down his shack after being instructed to do so by law enforcement. Photo by Masixole Feni.

When GroundUp arrived in Bardale at about 2pm Zolani Mekana and his family were the only people left on the land and they were taking down their shack. Mekana said they had moved to the land on Saturday after being told by community leaders that they had to make way for a housing project.